Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

New Jersey Pain Institute at New Brunswick Campus

(732) 235-7246
125 Paterson Street, Suite 3100
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

At the New Jersey Pain Institute (NJPI) you will be treated by physicians that are specialists with regard to the newest and latest innovations in the field of regional anesthesia and acute pain techniques. Our goals of treatment are guided by our commitment to providing each patient with an individualized treatment plan to provide the best possible outcome for their surgical procedure and hospital stay.

Our Physicians & Staff

Our Chronic & Acute Pain Specialists

Our Acute Pain Specialists

Conditions We Treat

  • Headaches
  • Facial Pain
  • Cervical/Neck Pain
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Thoracic/Lumbar Disc Disease
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Groin/Pelvic Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • CRPS/RSD
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Facet Joint Arthropathy
  • Spinal Stenosis

Procedures

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks
  • Facet Injections
  • Radio Frequency Ablation
  • Occipital Nerve Blocks
  • Sphenopalatine Blocks
  • Stellate Ganglion Blocks
  • MILD Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Disectomy
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation- Trial and Permanent
  • Bursa Injections

In addition, we provide regional anesthesia for many general, vascular, oncologic and orthopaedic surgical procedures. Patients are advised to also discuss the possibility of many of our regional techniques with their surgeons during their consultation.

  • Thoracic Epidural Placement
    Thoracic Epiduralare placed for many thoracic and upper abdominal surgical procedues. Patients will be appropriately sedated prior to placement to minimize any discomfort.
  • Lumbar Epidural Placement
    Placed for many lower abdominal surgical procedures.
  • TAP Block (Tranversus Abdominal Plane Block)
    TAP blocks are used for incisions at the umbilical level or below especially inguinal hernia’s

Upper Extremeity Blocks

  • Interscalene Block
    Interscalene blocks are performed for invasive surgical procedures of the shoulder area. Can be done as a single injection (Pain relief for approx. 18 hours) or in some cases a catheter may be left in place to provide pain relief for 48-72 hours. This block will numb the shoulder and bicep/tricep area of the extremity that is blocked
  • Supraclavicular Block
    Supraclavicular blocks are performed for vascular and orthopaedic surgical procedures of the arm. This is done a single injection that will provide pain relief of the extremity injected for 6-18 hours depending on the procedure and surgical time needed by the surgeon.
  • Infraclavicular/Axillary Block
    Infraclavicular/axillary blocks are performed for similar procedures as the supraclavicular block, just providing better anesthesia of the hand/wrist.

Lower Extremity Blocks

  • Femoral Nerve Block
    Femoral nerve blocks performed for many orthropaedic procedures including but not limited to knee arthroscopy/replacement. It can be done as a single injection or with catheter placement for the management of intra/post operative pain management. It will provide pain relief to the anterior thigh and medial leg.
  • Sciatic Nerve Block
    Sciatic nerve blocks are typically done in conjunction with femoral block for surgical procedures of the knee and lower extremity. It is done as a single injection and depending on the medication and dosage used can provide pain relief for 6-18 hours.
  • Popliteal Nerve Block
    A Popliteal nerve block is alower extremity block used to provide anesthesia/pain management for surgical procedures involving the ankle/foot. It is done as a single injections and can last for 6-18 hours.
    Ankle Block- This is a large field block performed at the ankle to numb the 5 nerves that provide sensory innervation to the foot for procedures of the foot.

We are an interventional pain practice. We do not accept new patients that are medication management only. Also we do not treat patients that have/need substance abuse treatment or detox from narcotic medications and we do not prescribe suboxone. In order to receive treatment from NJPI you must be under the care of a primary care physician that NJPI will work closely with to supervise a patients care.